Child Welfare
Group Home Services
1 - Full Time Permanent
Location: Thunder Bay
Closing Date: June 15, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m.

The Child and Youth Worker is responsible to ensure the current placement needs of youth in his/her care are met; to actively participate in the development of a plan of care and/or with carrying out the plan for each youth placed in the group home; and to provide the case work for youth in the group home. The Child and Youth Worker shall ensure that service is consistent with the philosophy, approach, goals and learning environment established by Dilico Anishinabek Family Care to ensure the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well being of youth placed in the group home.

Qualifications and Requirements:  A three-year Child and Youth Worker Diploma or post secondary education in disciplines focused on working with youth such as Aboriginal specific, Community, Health, Protective and Education may be considered.  One year of experience working directly with Anishinabek youth in a group home setting is preferred; child welfare experience would be an asset.  Candidates without the specific education qualifications, but who possess an appropriate combination of child welfare experience and other academic qualifications will also be considered.

Hours of Work: 36 hours per week
Must have: A satisfactory Criminal Records Search; must possess a valid Standard First Aid/CPR Certificate or be willing to obtain one; ability to work shift work (includes evenings and weekends) and report to work on short notice in relation to service requirements; must possess a Class “G” Driver’s License and have access to a personal vehicle; must complete a medical and receive the required immunizations as recommended by the local medical officer of health; must participate in and qualify for certification in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training provided by the agency.

For a detailed job description please click here or contact Human Resources.

Only those considered for an interview will be contacted. 

Dilico is committed to diversity in the workplace and encourages applicants from all qualified candidates.

 Dilico gives preference to Anishinabek people.